'Somersault' tops AFI nods with record 13 accolades

Bennett, Ray; Taylor, Joel
November 2004
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/2/2004, Vol. 386 Issue 9, p97
The article reports on the winners of the Australian Film Institute Awards. There were no surprises at this year's Australian Film Institute Awards as "Somersault" cleaned up, taking home a record 13 nods from 15 nominations in an otherwise threadbare year. "Somersault" also picked up best original screenplay and direction as well as best actress for its star, Abbie Cornish, and best actor for leading man Sam Worthington. In other categories, "Somersault" nabbed best actress in a supporting role for Lynette Curran, best actor in a supporting role for Erik Thompson, best editing, cinematography, production design, costume design, sound and original music score.


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